Citizen participation, Digital democracy
VANCOUVER , CA
PlaceSpeak is a location-based public engagement platform. PlaceSpeak’s pioneering civic network strengthens public trust and ultimately builds stronger communities. PlaceSpeak’s mission is to enable evidence-based decision making. It accomplishes this by authenticating the digital identity of participants to their physical location while protecting individual privacy. PlaceSpeak’s high-level vision reflects its founding commitment to democratic principles.
1005 CYPRESS STREET
VANCOUVER, BC V6J3K6Canada
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PlaceSpeak has been developed with the support of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC-IRAP) beginning in 2011. PlaceSpeak’s unique geo-verification process connects participants’ digital identity to their physical location. Organizations conducting consultations can be confident that feedback data is coming from real, relevant people from affected communities.